Articles tagged Culture

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Charting Design Matters in a real-world 3D bar-graph

JERUSALEM – The thousands of objects in the Israel Museum’s collection are of significant cultural and historical value – or are they?

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The art and architecture of stillness in motion

MILAN – VOIDplanning transforms a tenet of taekwondo into architecture for a Korean ceramics exhibition at the Triennale Design Museum.

Billboard: Out Now Studio O+A
Billboard: Out Now Studio O+A
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Tokujin Yoshioka x LG light up the future

MILAN – The S.F_Senses of the Future installation by Tokujin Yoshioka x LG turns light into something tactile by covering surfaces with OLED screens.

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Vlisco’s vibrant history jumps off the walls at Museum Helmond

HELMOND – Vlisco celebrates its 170th birthday with an exhibition that displays its iconic fabric designs on every available surface.

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Float around inside Studio Fuksas’ the Cloud

ROME – The Rome Convention Centre and hotel, which opened to the public at the end of October 2016, now invites you to a 360-degrees experience of the interior.

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Five Days of Frame #115: Q&A with Penda’s Chris Precht

BEIJING – Web-exclusive: we hear more from the man who led the design of the Hongkun Art Auditorium, featured in our March/April issue.

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The Museo degli Innocenti folds you away along with its art

FLORENCE – In the middle of a piazza, a mysterious golden door unfolds to reveal a museum where the art is displayed like individually wrapped treasures. 

Media Library [Third-Place] by Dominique Coulon et Associés. Photos Eugeni Pons
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A collection of bubbles gives Dominique Coulon & Associés free movement

THIONVILLE – With a fluid façade wrapping around the building like an unfurling ribbon, Media Library [Third-Place] has recently opened in the north east of France.

Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Alesia Cinema by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. Photos Luc Boegly / Guillame Guerin
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Manuelle Gautrand uses steps and folds to immerse the audience with film

PARIS – Wedged between a seven-storey apartment building and a low-rise retail arcade the Gaumont Alésia Cinema has been through multiple changes since its opening in 1921.

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Zaha Hadid Architects transforms mathematics into a purple haven for the London Science Museum

LONDON – Striving to display the presence of mathematics in our daily lives, Zaha Hadid Architects takes inspiration from the equations of airflow used in the aviation industry for …

Elbphilharmonie by Herzog & de Meuron Architekten. Photo Iwan Baan
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Drones take you inside Herzog and de Meuron’s long-awaited concert hall

HAMBURG – Tonight, the second largest city in Germany will celebrate the official opening of the Elbphilharmonie with a festival of classical music.

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A performance and exhibition centre in Shanghai is Neri&Hu's response to urban chaos

SHANGHAI – Hub is a mixed-use development in Hongqiao, a busy subdistrict of Shanghai with all the trademarks of the huge metropolis itself: bright lights, deafening noise and …